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Enslaved by the cult

RTD uncovers the disturbing truth behind East Java’s traditional dance known as Reog Ponorogo. The main organiser of this colourful spectacle is a revered shaman-like figure believed to possess spiritual powers, called the Warok. But his abilities can be lost forever should the Warok become involved with a woman. To keep his supernatural powers safe, Waroks hire young boys who follow their masters’ every order, including providing sexual favours.

Watch "Enslaved by the cult" on RTD website and on RT’s live feed. The time of the broadcast is available on RT’s schedule page.